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Category: Educational Stages


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Number crunching — and lots of listening— can bridge achievement gap between students of color

August 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The stakes are high for African-American boys, especially those from economically-disadvantaged households. They are more prone than their not only to falling behind in school, but having run-ins with the juvenile justice system. As adults, they’re more likely to be […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Survey: Most principals satisfied at their current school

August 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Effective principals can improve school climate, increase teacher retention rates and performance, and as a result, improve student achievement. However, to do that, most principals have to stay in place for more than a year or two. There are times […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Colleges responding to Trump’s immigration crackdown

August 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The official policy of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is to not be active on campuses except in cases where there is a safety threat. “Enforcement actions are not to occur” at schools, according to the agency’s Sensitive Locations […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Diversity in teacher degree programs lags nationwide

July 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Several studies have shown that minority students perform better when they have a teacher like themselves. Another Urban Institute report has indicated behavior problems decrease, graduation rates go up and the school culture improves with a diverse staff. A series […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Growth mindset may be key to smooth start in high school

July 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

One-off “days of welcome” or brief orientations are unlikely to help high-risk students successfully take on the high-school transition. School leaders should look to bigger picture tools to smooth their way. For instance, Stanford University’s Project for Education Research that […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Conflict over campus carry and free speech grows

July 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

American Association of University Professors’ top attorney told the Chronicle that the case law in support of academic freedom for faculty members is clear, and that it was unusual to see the opposite position argued in briefs representing a university. […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Schools are expanding the application of design thinking

July 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Design thinking, defined in the article as “both a process and a mindset, a way of solving problems and of seeing the world,” has been used in the business world for years and is increasingly affecting education. The five steps […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Workers in the Spotlight, Higher Ed on the Sidelines

July 24, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Did you notice what — and who — was missing from all the hullabaloo last week around the White House’s national work-force strategy? The executive order creating a National Council for the American Worker aims “to ensure that America’s students […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Evaluation of online learning effectiveness growing in importance

July 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Higher education institutions, which often moved into the digital realm quickly, are now finding that they need to assess their offerings for their effectiveness. Cornell University, for instance, has web pages from its Center for Teaching Innovation not only about […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

New Chicago college opens for Latino students

July 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The college will still need to show success to receive accreditation, which would allow students to receive federal Pell grants. The grants are critical for low-income students, but often under-utilized by immigrant populations concerned about disclosing their legal status. The […]